battle casualty


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battle casualty

Any casualty incurred as the direct result of hostile action, sustained in combat or relating thereto or sustained going to or returning from a combat mission. See also casualty; died of wounds received in action; killed in action; non-battle casualty; wounded in action.
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Army personnel killed in action are classified as Battle Casualty (Fatal) .
A female medic wrote what it was like to treat her first casualties and save their lives, a chef described cooking and distributing Christmas dinner to hundreds of soldiers scattered about the front line, a bomb disposal expert described what it felt like to go to Afghanistan as a battle casualty replacement for someone who had been injured.
The same year he was deployed to Afghanistan at short notice as a battle casualty replacement with The Black Watch (3rd Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland), serving as a Section Second in Command.
He had been sent into action as a battle casualty replacement.

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